BTEC Health & Social Care Level 3 at Darrick Wood School
This is an applied and vocational course. It is designed to support both progression to Higher Education and entry into working in the Health and Social Care sector. The qualification develops skills, knowledge and understanding within contexts that are directly relevant to health and social care settings.
Extended Certificate (equivalent to 1 A level)
Unit 1 - Human Lifespan Development (external, mandatory)
Unit 12 - Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs (internal, optional)
Unit 2 - Working in Health and Social Care (external, mandatory)
Unit 5 - Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs (internal, mandatory)
Grade 4 in GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics
One external unit and one internal unit will be completed in each year. The external units are assessed by examination. The internal unit is assessed by a series of assignments that are set and marked by teachers. Examinations will require the recall of knowledge and application to the subject area. The coursework will require students to carry out independent study and research. Students will be expected to make reasoned judgments and present conclusions.
Nurse, Teacher, Midwife, Paramedic, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Dental Nurse, Psychologist, social worker, nursery nurse.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Darrick Wood School directly.